Questions and answers

Who is responsible for the project?

Region Gävleborg has been appointed by the Swedish Transport Administration to carry out the project. A section of the E16 has been made available by the Swedish Transport Administration, for a two year demonstration period. The project includes submission of a report to the Swedish Transport Administration, describing the knowledge and experience gained, as well as the conditions for future road electrification.

What happens in the project?

Under the project, a 2km long demonstration stretch will be constructed, where two trucks will drive for two years, to see how well the system works with normal traffic, under different weather conditions.

Who is financing the project?

The project is financed with SEK 77 mn from Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency and the Swedish Transport Administration, and around SSEK 48 mn from Siemens, Scania and local businesses.


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